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Advent 2

The wonder came this morning in the midst of a quiet Sunday before church, husbandface preparing lunch, the boys contentedly pottering around. It came in the 3 baptisms of people declaring loud that they felt accepted, known, loved and deeply … Continue reading

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Advent, it’s Advent, it’s Advent time again…

If you had the time, or inclination, you could read back over the 12 or so years this blog has been in existence on the internet and see that one of the reoccurring themes is my obsession with Advent and … Continue reading

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Time for another roundup of our weeks…

It’s Friday. The small ones are engrossed in tv and I’m in a positive kinda mood (must be that happy point of the month). I don’t think I’ve written anything since half term. November is moving by too fast. The … Continue reading

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Advent 24

We’ve made it. Just one more sleep until the day itself. And then. Well. Back to normality. Hopefully a bit more aware of hope, wonder and a birth, life, death and more that is still making waves across the world. … Continue reading

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Advent 16

It’s been one of those days. One of those weary soul tiring days where there has been plenty of wonder but an underlying tone of exasperation, with the boys, with myself, with this imperfect world of ours. I have not … Continue reading

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Advent 10

It’s Song Sunday again 🙂 This isn’t an Advent song at all. It was going to be our last song after my sermon at church this morning. Sadly time ran out and although we managed to listen to the excellent … Continue reading

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Advent 7

Hmmm. I think Thursdays in Advent will be throwback ones. Especially dark gloomy windy rainy Thursdays. It has not been the best day around here. And yet. Wonder exists. So I rather grumpily post this from the past and cling … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the gathering gloom

It is Tuesday evening Outside the rain gently falls on dry ground. Inside the dishwasher hums. The fridge murmurs and the house is still. The boys are asleep. Husbandface is out. It’s just me and this quiet. I sit at … Continue reading

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Parenting thoughts…

This weekend I was asked to share some top tips on parenting, gathered from my years as a parent so far. To be honest I felt like a bit of a fraud, this world still feels very new and I … Continue reading

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On Darkness…

It’s been dark for way too long now. In the midst of the tinsel, the food isles, the sparkles and shiny The darkness creeps. We smile loud and long and yet the cracks appear. The darkness lurks. In the debt, … Continue reading

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